Writing, Reading, Books, Literature and Authors quiz for Kids:
Question: What is a demotic script?
(a) A script and language used by ordinary people
(b) A mathematical code
(c) One that is ornate and used only in formal inscriptions
Question: “I hate books; they merely teach us to talk about what we do not know.” Who said these words?
(a) John Dewey
Question: Who is the author of Musketeers’?
(a) Miguel De Cervantes Saaverda
(b) William Shakespeare
(c) Alexander Dumas
(d) Robert L.B. Stevenson
Question: Who is the author of the book named “Alice in the Wonderland”?
(a) William Shakespeare
(b) Paul Kennedy
(c) Lewis Carrol
(d) George Orwell
Question: The Immortals of Meluha is the novel of whom ?
(a) Sharad Chandra Tripathi
(b) Anita Desai
(c) Amitav Gosh
(d) Amish Tripathi
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Question: The earliest known Indian script is
Question: Which of these is the name for a textbook of magic spells?
Question: Who has written the book “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”?
(a) Patrick Suskind
(b) Anne Frank
(c) JK Rowling
(d) Elena Ferrante
Question: Mein Kampf was written by –
(a) Winston Churchill
(b) Adolf Hitler
(c) Charles de Gaulle
(d) Benito Mussolini
Question: How many lines are there in a sonnet?
Question: Which of these applies to critical discussion of literary texts and cultural contexts?
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Question: What part of Pinocchio’s body extended when he tells a lie?
Question: Shashi Tharoor is the author of which book?
(a) An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
(b) Water Peace War
(c) An Era of Darkness: The India Empire in British
(d) The Speech of Shashi in British
Question: Jane Austin was a famous –
(a) American novelist
(b) British novelist
(c) Canadian novelist
(d) Australian novelist
Question: The Books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy are collectively known as what?
(a) The Tanakh
(b) The Dead Sea Scrolls
(c) The Pentateuch
(d) The Septuagint
Question: ‘Gone With The Wind’ was written by –
(a) Margret Mitchel
(b) Gregory Peck
(c) Otto Hahn
(d) Koneru Humpy
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Question: In the ”Harry Potter” books, students board the train to Hogwarts at Platform 9+3/4. Which London railway station has recited a sign at a wall between tracks 9 and 10 to commemorate this?
(c) St Pancras
(d) King’s Cross
Question: What is the holy book of Shintoism?
Question: The name of the first English printer is:
(a) William Caxton
(b) William Pitt
(c) William James
(d) Francis Bacon
Question: The Little Red Book was required reading by whom?
(a) Kim Il-sung
(b) Chiang Kai-shek
(c) Pol Pot
(d) Mao Zedong
Question: Who is the author of the book ‘Trivendra Ek Zindaginama – Khairasain ka Sooraj’?
(a) Amitav Ghosh
(b) Khushwant Singh
(c) Nandan Singh Bisht
(d) Gauri Lankesh
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Question: Whose autobiography was entitled ”A Long Walk to Freedom”?
(a) Mao Zedong
(b) Mikhail Gorbachev
(c) Nelson Mandela
(d) Sitting Bull
Question: ‘The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told’ authored by whom ?
(a) Aruna Deshpande
(b) Arunav Sinha
(c) Amarthiya Sen
(d) Arunava Sinha
Question: The Celtic Twilight is a:
(a) collection of poems by Yeats representing the Irish folklore
(b) collection of short-stories by Yeats illustrating the mysticism of the Irish and their belief in the supernatural beings
(c) collection of essays by Yeats concerning various aspects of Irish culture
(d) a collection of plays by Yeats about Irish culture
Question: What fictional Chinese-American detective, created by Earl Derr Biggers in 1923 for a novel published in 1925, was the subject of over 45 films made between 1926
(a) Hop Sing
(b) Cato Fong
(c) Short Round
(d) Charlie Chan
Question: The rights to which book, begun in 1768 by William Smellie and completed in 1771 and continually revised, were bought by ears, Roebuck of Chicago, Illinois, USA in 1920?
(a) Chambers Dictionary
(b) Chambers Encyclopaedia
(c) Encyclopaedia Brittanica
(d) Pears Cyclopaedia
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Question: The book “No Time to Pause” is authored by
(a) Ashim Choudhury
(b) Amrita Pritam
(c) Pavithra Ramesh
(d) Ved Vyas
Question: ‘Matters of Discretion’ is an autobiography of
(a) Mahathma Gandhi
(b) Narendra Modi
(c) Hamid Ansari
(d) IK Gujral
Question: The Castle of Otranto is written by:
(a) C.R. Maturin
(b) Matthew J. Lewis
(c) Ann Radelitte
(d) Horace Walpole
Question: Which Irish dramatist wrote “The Rivals” and “The School for Scandal”?
(a) Oscar Wilde
(b) Brinsley Schwartz
(c) Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan
(d) George Bernard Shaw
Question: Panchtantra deals with
(d) Ethics and behavior
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Question: What is the only book written by Emily Bronte?
(a) Wuthering Heights
(b) Pride and Prejudice
(c) The Mill on the Floss
(d) Jane Eyre
Question: What were the first names of author D H Lawrence?
(a) Darwin Haversham
(b) Dennis Harold
(c) Darren Hurst
(d) David Herbert
Question: Who, of the following, is the writer of The Golden Notebook
(a) Dorris Lessing
(b) Iris Murdoch
(c) Anita Brookner
(d) Martin Amiss
Question: ‘Utopia’ is written by
(b) Sir Thomas More
(c) Ben Johnson
Question: Who wrote the book “The Laws of Thought”?
(c) George Boole